The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 49 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.22% 0.42% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.50% 3.80% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
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£360 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
Selenium
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
80 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.68% 11.03% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 57
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £296 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.80 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +6.47%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead - 7 - -
Watford - 1 £210 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 2
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (75.00%) Java
3 16 (66.67%) JUnit
4 14 (58.33%) XML
5 13 (54.17%) MVC
5 13 (54.17%) JIRA
5 13 (54.17%) Unit Testing
5 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
6 12 (50.00%) JSON
6 12 (50.00%) Ruby
6 12 (50.00%) Python
6 12 (50.00%) Ant
6 12 (50.00%) CSS
6 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (50.00%) HTML
6 12 (50.00%) Oracle
7 10 (41.67%) SOA
8 9 (37.50%) MQSeries
8 9 (37.50%) UML
8 9 (37.50%) OOP
8 9 (37.50%) JBoss
8 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
8 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
8 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
8 9 (37.50%) Scrum
8 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
8 9 (37.50%) jQuery
8 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
8 9 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
8 9 (37.50%) HTML5

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (37.50%) MQSeries
1 9 (37.50%) JBoss
1 9 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.50%) Confluence
2 3 (12.50%) CMS
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
1 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (20.83%) MySQL
3 4 (16.67%) Couchbase
4 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (66.67%) JUnit
2 13 (54.17%) JIRA
2 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
3 12 (50.00%) Ant
4 9 (37.50%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
5 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
5 5 (20.83%) Subversion
6 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
7 3 (12.50%) Mockito
7 3 (12.50%) Maven
7 3 (12.50%) IntelliJ
8 2 (8.33%) NUnit
8 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
8 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (4.17%) MSTest
General
1 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Java Software Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Test Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) QA Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) XML
2 12 (50.00%) JSON
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (37.50%) jQuery
3 9 (37.50%) HTML5
3 9 (37.50%) REST
3 9 (37.50%) CSS3
3 9 (37.50%) PhoneGap
3 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 9 (37.50%) Apache Camel
4 7 (29.17%) SOAP
5 5 (20.83%) .NET
5 5 (20.83%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) Ajax
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) JDBC
6 3 (12.50%) JSP
7 2 (8.33%) COM
7 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) UNIX
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) MVC
2 13 (54.17%) Unit Testing
3 10 (41.67%) SOA
4 9 (37.50%) UML
4 9 (37.50%) OOP
4 9 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.50%) DevOps
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.50%) Kanban
9 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
9 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 2 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) Ruby
2 12 (50.00%) Python
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) Scala
3 3 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) XPath
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) Talend
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
Hertfordshire
Nicoll Curtin
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